25November, 2020

Respond faithfully to God’s Call to Continue, says The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) General Secretary

Pressing on despite challenging times is probably one of the most difficult tasks in life. However, choosing to continue is an act of hopefulness and requires our faithful response, wrote The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) General Secretary Rev Norbert Stephens in a recent UCJCI update. In his message based on 1 Peter, he shared three [...]

24November, 2020

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) participates in White Ribbon Campaign

Some years ago, the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) introduced the White Ribbon Campaign to New Zealand, which is believed to have the highest rate of reported gender-based violence (GBV) in developed countries. Themed #Challenging the Outdated this year, White Ribbon Day (25 November) celebrates men who lead and are committed to promoting safe, healthy relationships within families. [...]

19November, 2020

The Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa (UPCSA) observes 16 days of activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV), among other activities

Many women have shared harrowing stories of violence and abuse using the hashtag #aminext on social media and this website, and gender-based violence (GBV) in South Africa has been described as the “second pandemic”. The Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa (UPCSA) has added its voice to those calling for an end to GBV in all three countries the UPCSA [...]

16November, 2020

Church of South India (CSI) extends care through COVID-19 relief kits to missionaries, holds youth conference

Church of South India (CSI) has launched the “Always Remember Missionaries (ARM)-AMEN Movement 2020”, a specific missional call to all congregations to support and encourage the missionaries and evangelists unceasingly. The movement serves as a new mission-praxis model to address missional challenges, and an invitation to congregations to mobilise resources for others’ wellbeing without discrimination. Mission and evangelism are key [...]

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